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Ford is bringing Google and Apple to your next car

Ford wants the next car in your driveway to be as intelligent as the smartphone in your pocket by offering Google’s Android Auto and Apple’s CarPlay for all of its 2017 vehicles.

That’s right. Soon you’ll be able to ask Google where the nearest McDonald’s is and check with Siri to see how many calories are in a Big Mac (563) — all while doing sick burnouts in your new Mustang GT.

Ford is bringing Android Auto and CarPlay to its vehicles via its new Sync 3 infotainment system. I tried out an early version of Sync 3 in 2014 and found the updated version of Ford’s in-dash console far easier to navigate and...